Japan's Economic Challenge: A Bibliographic Sourcebook, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Japan's Economic Challenge

A Bibliographic Sourcebook, 1st Edition

By Michael Keresztesi, Gary R. Cocozzoli


454 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138369160
pub: 2020-03-15
SAVE ~$8.00
Available for pre-order. Item will ship after 15th March 2020
Hardback: 9781138369153
pub: 2018-11-05
SAVE ~$30.00
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429428852
pub: 2018-10-26
from $20.00

FREE Standard Shipping!


This book, first published in 1988, assembles a key pool of references in English to help study the ‘Japanese economic challenge’ of the 1980s. Collectively, these writings chronicle the historical, social and cultural background of Japan’s spectacular industrial take-off. They describe, analyse and interpret the diverse manifestations of Japan’s economic growth.

Table of Contents

1. Glossary 2. Sources of Periodical Articles 3. Topical Guide 4. Reference Materials: Books 5. General Works: History, Society, Culture, Foreign Relations 6. Background to the Japanese Economy 7. Industrial Policy 8. Trade and Trade Relations 9. Labor, Social Policy, Employment, Women 10. The Japanese Corporate World 11. Japanese Management 12. Productivity, Quality, Quality Control 13. Dimensions and Considerations of the Japanese Economic Challenge 14. Response to the Japanese Economic Challenge 15. Author Index

About the Authors

Michael Keresztesi

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

This set examines a vast range of topics covering all experiences of business and economics from across Asia. Dealing with early banking systems in China; the industrialisation of Korea and Taiwan; the evolution of Japanese business practices; economic development; protectionist policies; industrial investment; trade; tourism; and a host of other topics, the books collected here form a vital reference resource across a wide subject area.

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies